Post-graduate study and funding for nurses


If you’re a registered nurse (RN) in Taranaki looking to take the next step in your nursing career, funding is available for postgraduate study. There is only one opportunity to apply for this funding and priority will be given to:

  • Those completing a qualification
  • RNs applying for locally delivered papers
  • RNs working in roles that require advanced practice

Key dates

Open date for 2021 study applications

Monday 7 September 2020

Closing date for 2021 study applications

Thursday 29 October 2020 (4pm)

Application outcome notification date

18-27 November 2020

See tertiary providers below for post-grad study options



Otago University of Christchurch

Auckland University of Technology

Victoria University of Wellington

University of Auckland

Massey University

Watch the webcast
This presentation gives and exciting overview of postgraduate study at Massey University. Rather than searching through a website you can sit back, relax and enjoy the show. You will meet the staff, and be given a clear description of all the different Postgraduate Nursing pathways you can take and the requirements for each qualification. If you have any questions, or would like more information please contact the PG Nursing Administrator at

To apply

If you’re interested in study and funding please open the application form, (WORD 88 KB), fill it out online and email it to If you don't have Microsoft Word you can download a pdf here (PDF 238 KB)

If you have any questions about funding or the application process, please contact Nicky Davies-Kelly.

Last updated: Tuesday, September 1, 2020

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